International Warbirds

International Warbirds

An Illustrated Guide to World Military Aircraft, 1914-2000

Book - 2001
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ABC-CLIO

In depth descriptions and photographs of the aircraft of 21 nations presented with a unique human dimension that goes behind the machines to the people involved.


• Over 300 entries ranging from the Bristol Bulldog to the Westland Lysander

• A photograph of each aircraft as well as detailed statistics including dimensions, weight, and service dates

• Two extensive bibliographies—on national aviation history and on individual aircraft

• Three appendixes—Aircraft by Mission; Museums; and Journals and Magazines


In depth descriptions and photographs of the aircraft of 21 nations presented with a unique human dimension that goes behind the machines to the people involved.



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Provides illustrated portraits of 330 of the best-known and most significant military aircraft in history. Aircraft discussed range from the canvas- covered biplanes of WWI to the titanium-clad, radar-invisible technological wonders of today, including bombers, fighters, transports, trainers, reconnaissance craft, seaplanes, and helicopters, each accompanied by a b&w photograph. Machine portraits include aircraft type, dimensions, weight, power plant, performance, armament, range, and service dates. Aircraft are listed by era and country of manufacture. Intended for aviation buffs and military historians. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2001
ISBN: 9781576073643
1576073645
Branch Call Number: 623.746 F874i 2001
Characteristics: xvi, 387 p. : ill. ; 29 cm

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